Essay On Edgar Allan Poe Writing Style

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Edgar Allan Poe Writing Style “Deep into that darkness peering, long, I stood there, wondering, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. We loved with a love that was more than love.” Edgar Allan Poe wrote. ( Poe The Raven) Edgar Allan Poe writing style is lovely because he really makes you stop and wonder what he is trying to communicate with us through his writing. Poe’s short stories and poems can be interpreted many different ways giving the reader the opportunity to better fixate on the text. Edgar Allan Poe is an impressive, author of the 19th century. His unusually writing style has a way of pulling a reader in. He wrote short stories and poetry that usually question death. Edgar Allan Poe gothic writing style…show more content…
Imagery is solid description that produces a vivid picture of the setting, character’s or author’s feelings or situations happening in the text. Recreating the writers thought into actuality. In the short story “The Cask of Amontillado” Poe uses imagery when he describes what the catacomb looks like. He also describes the things around them as they walk down in the wine cellar. We went on, deeper and deeper into the earth. Finally we arrived at a vault in which the air was so old and heavy that our lights almost died. Against three of the walls there were piles of bones higher than our heads. From the fourth wall someone had pulled down all the bones, and they were spread all around us on the ground. In the middle of the wall was an opening into another vault...(Poe, “The Cask of Amontillado”) By Poe use of enargeia he draws the reader into the narrative. Imagery allows the reader to really picture the setting of the story, making the narrative more entertaining and more successful. The second device I researched is foreshadowing. Foreshadowing is when the author gives you hints about what will happen in the future. Edgar Allan Poe uses this tool a lot in his writing to provoke thought. In “The Tell Tale
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